Category: News

2021-22 Season News
Convos announces a return to live events for the fall in first of two 2021-22 series announcements
Monday, August 2, 2021
Purdue Convocations is thrilled to announce a return to live events on Purdue University’s campus this fall with a series... [Read More]
Friends of Convocations News Special Projects
Announcing a new $10,000 matching gift for the Piano Giving Circle Fund
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Convos Piano Giving Circle brings together the Friends of Convocations who believe in the importance of making live piano... [Read More]
Music News
Culture of the Week 11.4.19
Monday, November 4, 2019
“You Ain’t The Problem” by Michael Kiwanuka This song is featured from Michael Kiwanuka’s new album titled KIWANUKA. ... [Read More]
Music News
Culture of the Week 10.14.19
Friday, October 11, 2019
There has been so much great music released in the last couple weeks. All-around amazing artist, Sturgill Simpson’s... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Broadway Comedy News Theatre
Q&A with “Something Rotten!” music and lyricist Wayne Kirkpatrick
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Q – You and Karey [Kirkpatrick, Wayne’s brother] had this initial idea 20 years ago. Can you remember how it surfaced? A... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Education and Engagement News
Leading the way in performing arts research
Monday, August 20, 2018
What happens when you attend a Purdue Convocations performance? Does it refresh your memory of a novel you read, a favorite... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Friends of Convocations News
Welcome to the 2018-19 Convocations Season!
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
2016-17 Season News
Todd Wetzel named Assistant Vice Provost for Student Life
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
West Lafayette, IN – Dr. Beth McCuskey, Vice Provost for Student Life has announced that, after a successfully completed... [Read More]
2016-17 Season News
Celebrating Convos alumni in the 59th Annual Grammy Awards
Friday, December 9, 2016
This year has been a great display of talent in the music world, and here at Convos we want to celebrate the success of... [Read More]
David Bowie’s Blackstar inspires Instagram movie
Thursday, February 25, 2016
UNBOUND: A ★ InstaMiniSeries is a 4 minute movie inspired by David Bowie's latest album, Blackstar. Premiering today on... [Read More]